1. metaphor- One thing conceived as representing another; a symbol
2. simile- A figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with like or as)
3. onomatopoeia- a word whose sound makes you think of its meaning
4. personification- inhuman objects taking human characteristics
5. alliteration- The repeating of the beginning consonant sounds
6. stanza- division in a poem named for the number of lines it contains.
7. rhythm- beat; tempo
8. idiom- words that may be different from their literal meaning.
9. irony- The use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal meaning.
10. euphemism- an inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive
11. hyperbole- an over exaggeration
12. rhyme- a word that corresponds with another in the same sound
13. meter- measuring device in poetry
14. sonnet- a fourteen-line lyric poem with a single theme
15. limerick- humorous, rhyming five-line poem
16. prose- ordinary form of written language
17. haiku- three-line Japanese verse form
18. couplet-two consecutive lines of verse with end rhymes.
19. refrain- regularly repeated line in a poem or song
20. assonance- The repeating of the beginning or internal vowel sounds
21. consonance- The repeating of the internal consonant sounds
22. quatrain- a four-line stanza with a specific rhyme scheme
23. enjambment- a line having no punctuation but running over to the next line.
24. image- references that trigger the mind to fuse together the five senses
25. internal rhyme- an exact rhyme within a line of poetry